Rights, Liberties and Privileges of London [London]. The Laws and Customs, Rights, Liberties, And Privileges, Of the City of London: Containing: The Several Charters Granted to the Said City, From William the Conqueror to the Present Time; The Magistrates and Officers Thereof, And Their Respective Creations, Elections, Rights, Duties and Authorities; The Laws and Customs of the City, As the Same Relate to the Persons or Estates of the Citizens; The Nature, Jurisdiction, Practice and Proceedings of the Several Courts in London; And the Acts of Parliament Concerning the Cities of London and Westminster, Alphabetically Digested Under the Following Titles, Viz. Administration, Aldermen, Aliens, Annoyance, Apothecaries, Appeals, Ashes, Attaints, Ballast, Barbers, Bawdy-House, Billingsgate, Blackwell-Hall, Brass, Brokers and Stockjobbers, Buildings, Butchers, Butter and Cheese, Carts, Chairs, Churches, Coaches, Coals, Conduits, Constables, Coopers, Cordwainers, Cornm Debts, Drapery, Election, Fish, Fuel, Garbling and Gauging, Gold and Goldsmiths, Gunpowder, Highways, Jury, Market, Oilmen, Painters and Plasterers, Pavement, Physicians, Quo Warranto, Recognizances, Sewers, Stockjobbers, Streets, Tithes, Victuallers, Water, Watermen, Weights and Measures, And Wine. London: Printed for R. Withy, 1765. [iv], xix, , 315, , xii pp. Complete. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Recent marbled boards, morocco lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to extremities, moderate toning to interior, light foxing in places, mostly to margins, lower corner lacking from lower outside corner of title page, price at foot of title page struck-through in ink. $300. * Only edition. An interesting collection drawn from charters, laws and other documents from the time of William the Conqueror to the 1760s. English Short-Title Catalogue T106481.
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